Welshpool & Area Events


Welshpool plays host to a range of events throughout the year.
For further details please contact the Tourist Information Centre:

Tel: 01938 552 043
Email: touristcentre@welshpooltowncouncil.gov.uk

The list below outlines events organised by the Town Council as well as local businesses and organisations.

2019

JULY
Canal Boat Trips run every Saturday. 01938 552443

Fri 19th/Sat 20th/Sun 21st: Welshpool Country Music Festival. www.countrywestern.org.uk
Sat 20th: Antiques Fair & Valuation Day. Church House. 10am – 4pm. Adm £1.
Sat 20th/Sun 21st: Bryngwyn Hall Summer Fayre. 10.30am – 5.30pm. Entry £5, Children Free. Dogs Welcome on Leads. www.bryngwyn.com
Sat 20th/Sun21st: Vintage Weekend on the WLLR with Additional Historical Activities. www.wllr.org.uk

Sat 21st: Trelystan Church Fete. 2.30pm-5pm. Church Grounds.
Sun 21st: Friends of Mid Wales Opera present 'An Opera Gala Concert'. Gregynog Hall. 6pm.
Tickets £16 from The Hafren (01686 614 556) or on The Door. www.midwalesopera.co.uk
Mon 22nd/Thurs 25th: Royal Welsh Show
Thurs 25th/Fri 26th: Wales 360 Mountain Bike Challenge. Thurs, Day Four ends inWelshpool and Fri, Day Five begins in Welshpool. www.wales360.com

Fri 26th/Mon 29th: 'Funk in the Forest', Mid Wales Music Festival. www.funkintheforest.co.uk
Fri 26th: Pete Gill & The Good Time Charlies, Church House. 8pm. £10. Tickets on Door or Welshpool Jewellers.
Sat 27th: Rob Cook Williams band. Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture. 8pm. £12.50 advance, £15 on door. Includes light supper. andrewloganmuseum.org
Sat 27th/Sun 28th: Welsh Tea Train, WLLR. Advance Booking Essential. www.wllr.org.uk
Sat 27th: Allegri String Quartet Plays Music from Haydn, Mendelssohn & Beethoven. St Myllin's Church, Llanfyllin. 7.30pm. www.llanfyllinfestival.org.uk
Sun 28th: Car Boot Sale, Tesco. 10am. £5 per pitch. Book at Tesco Customer Services
Sun 28th: Allegri String Quartet Plays Music from Haydn, Szymanowski & Tchaikovsky. St Myllin's Church, Llanfyllin. 7.30pm. www.llanfyllinfestival.org.uk

AUGUST
Canal Boat Trips run every Saturday & Sunday. 01938 552 043

Town Centre Busking Month. 01938 553 142
Fri 2nd/Sun 10th: National Eisteddfod, Llanrwst, Conwy. eisteddfod.wales
Fri 2nd: Allegri String Quartet Plays Music from Sibelius, Gershwin & Beethoven. St Myllin's Church, Llanfyllin. 7.30pm. www.llanfyllinfestival.org.uk
Sat 3rd: Fish & Chip Train, WLLR. Booking Essential. www.wllr.org.uk
Sat 3rd/Sun 4th: Vintage Weekend on the WLLR with Additional Historical Activities. www.wllr.org.uk
Sat 3rd/Sun 4th: Open Weekend, Rhiw Valley Light Railway. 10.30am – 4.30pm. Free Parking, Unlimited Rides. Adult £6, Concessions £4. www.rvlr.co.uk
Sun 4th: Harry Tuffins Fun Day
Sun 4th: Allegri String Quartet Plays Music from Mozart, Spohr & mendelsswohn. St Myllin's Church, Llanfyllin. 7.30pm. www.llanfyllinfestival.org.uk
Tues 6th: Outdoor Theatre, 'Much Ado About Nothing'. 7pm-9pm. Powis Castle. Adult £16, Child £11. Booking Essential. 0344 249 1895
Thurs 8th: Guilsfield Show
Thurs 8th/Sun 11th: Phoenix Alternative Festival. Llanfyllin Workhouse.
Sat 10th: Llanfyllin Show
Sat 10th: New Event – Hog Roast on the WLLR. Refreshments on the Journey and a Hog Roast at Llanfair Caereinion Station. Vegetarian Options Available. www.wllr.org.uk
Mon 12th/Fri 16th: Gregynog Open House. For More Information: www.gregynog.org.uk
Thu 15th: Shakespeare at the Castle – The Tempest. Montgomery Castle. 7pm. mikemills32@btinternet.com
Sat 17th: Montgomery Show
Sat 17th/Sun 18th: Vintage Weekend on the WLLR with Additional Historical Activities. www.wllr.org.uk
Sat 17th/Sun 18th: Ham Radio Weekend on the WLLR. www.wllr.org.uk
Sun 18th: Plant Sale, Welshpool Livestock Market from 10am
Mon 19th/Thurs 22nd: Gregynog Open House. For More Information: www.gregynog.org.uk
Sat 24th: Berriew Show
Sat 24th: Fish & Chip Train, WLLR. Booking Essential. www.wllr.org.uk
Sun 25th: Tesco Car Boot Sale. 10am. £5 per pitch. Book at Tesco Customer Services, Welshpool
Sun 25th: Bettews Banger Racing. See Their Facebook Page
Weds 28th: ALMoS Annual Grand Re-opening & Jewellery Extravaganza. Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture. 6.15pm. £6 inc 1st drink. andrewloganmuseum.org
Fri 30th/Sat 31st: WLLR Steam Gala. www.wllr.org.uk
Fri 30th/Sat 31st: Llanwddyn Weekend of Folk & Accoustic Music. www.llanwddynevents.co.uk

Sat 31st: Llanfair Caereinion Show
Sat 31st: Cambrian Summer School for Strings, Tedesca Quartet Concert. Gregynog Hall. 7.30pm. Tickets £15. www.gregynog.org

SEPTEMBER
Canal Boat Trips run every Saturday. 01938 552 043

Sun 1st: WLLR Steam Gala. www.wllr.org.uk
Sun 1st: Cambrian String Orchestra, Gregynog Hall. 3pm. Tickets £15, including Tea & Cakes. www.gregynog.org

Sun 1st: Llanwddyn Weekend of Folk & Accoustic Music. www.llanwddynevents.co.uk
Sat 7th/Sun 8th: Open Weekend, Rhiw Valley Light Railway. 10.30am – 4.30pm. Free parking, Unlimited Rides. Adult £6, Concessions £4. www.rvlr.co.uk

Sun 8th: Open Doors, Gregynog. 12pm – 4pm. www.gregynog.org
Fri 13th: Fun Quiz Night, Church House. 7.30pm. £2.50 per player including refreshments. Bring your own drinks. 07782 166 342
Sat 14th: The Trevor Davies Trioi. Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture. 8.50pm.£12.50 advance, £15 on door. Inc Light Supper. andrewloganmuseum.org
Sat 14th/Sun 15th: Teddy Bear Weekend on the WLLR. www.wllr.org.uk
Sat 21st: Art, Craft & Food Fair, Corn Exchange. 10am-3.30pm.

Fri 27th/Sun 29th: 1940's Weekend, Welshpool.welshpool1940sweekend.co.uk
Sat 28th: 40's Tea Dance, Church House. 2pm – 5pm. £3.50. Tickets from Welshpool Jewellers or pay on the door.
Sat 28th: The Tree-Yo. Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture. 8.15pm. £12.50 advance, £15 on door. Inc Light Supper. andrewloganmuseum.org
Sun 29th: Tesco Car Boot Sale. 10am. £5 per pitch. Book at Tesco Customer Services.

OCTOBER
Fri 4th/Sun 6th: Montgomery Walking Festival. www.montgomerywalkingfestival.co.uk
Fri 4th: Oktoberfest, Monty's Brewery Visitor Centre, Montgomery. russ@montysbrewery.co.uk
Sat 5th/Sun 6th: Open Weekend, Rhiw Valley Light Railway. 10.30am – 4.30pm. Free Parking, Unlimited Rides. Adult £6, Concessions £4. www.rvlr.co.uk
Fri 18th/Sun 20th: Camerata – Choral Weekend. Residential Course. ece@paulspicer.com
Sat 19th: Art, Craft & Food Fair, Corn Exchange. 10am – 3.30pm.
Sat 19th/Sun 20th: NGS Open Garden. Dingle Nursery & Garden. SY21 9JD. 9am – 5pm. £3.50. 01938 555 145
Sat 26th: Newtown Model Railway Exhibition, Town Hall. 10am – 5pm. £4.50 Adults.
Sat 26th: Halloween Trains on the WLLR with Prizes for the Best Costumes. www.wllr.org.uk

NOVEMBER
Sat 2nd: Fireworks Display, Maes y Dre. 01938 553 142
Mon 4th: Field Of Remembrance. St Mary's. 01938 553 142
Fri 8th: Garden of Remembrance. Memorial Gardens. 01938 553 142
Sun 10th: Remembrance Parade Followed by a Service at St Mary's. 01938 553 142
Mon 11th: Minute Silence. Outside Town Hall. 01938 553 142
Fri 15th: Fun Quiz Night, Church House. 7.30pm. £2.50 including refreshments. Bring your own drink. 07782 166 342
Sat 30th: Montgomery Christmas Festival & Lights Switch On. susieblowermtc@hotmail.com

DECEMBER
Sun 1st:
Christmas Concert by Gregynog Young Musicians. Gregynog. 3pm. Tickets £12. www.gregynog.org
Thurs 5th: Christmas Decoration Workshop. Gregynog. 10am – 4pm. £45 per person, Food included. www.gregynog.org

Sat 7th: Welshpool Winter Festival & Christmas Lights Switch On. 01938 553 142
Sat 7th: Children's Christmas Workshop, Gregynog. 11am – 2pm. £12 per Child. Booking Required. www.gregynog.org
Sat 7th/Sun 8th: Santa's Grotto, Gregynog. 11am – 3pm. Tickets £6 per Child. No Booking Required. www.gregynog.org
Sat 7th/Sun 8th: Santa Special on the WLLR. Advance Booking Strongly Advised. www.wllr.org.uk
Mon 9th/Thurs 12th: Festive Afternoon Teas, Gregynog. 2pm – 4pm. £15 per Person. Booking Required. www.gregynog.org
Sat 14th/Sun 15th: Santa Special on the WLLR. Advance Booking Strongly Advised. www.wllr.org.uk
Sun 15th: Festive Sunday Lunch, Gregynog. 12.30pm. 3 Course Festive Lunch. Booking Required. www.gregynog.org
Sat 21st/Sun 22nd: Santa Special on the WLLR. Advance Booking Strongly Advised. www.wllr.org.uk

 

2002

JANUARY

FEBRUARY

MARCH
Sun 29th: Welshpool 10k Run. www.adrenalinesportingevents.co.uk